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15 Fascinating (Or At Least Interesting) Facts About Elon Musk

Elon Musk has been the target of a relentless smear campaign this year. While greedy (and shadowy) figures spew salacious gossip, diehard Tesla fanboys claim to know the real deal — right down to the most obscure detail about The Ironman. Hint: see item #5 below. To test your own knowledge, see if you’re aware of these surprising 15 factoids (via CNBC and Redbook) about Elon Musk

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What Some Top Auto Execs Are Saying About Tesla

LA Auto Show 2018 AV SecurityAuto’s top executives have a long history of downplaying Tesla. But the tide may be turning. With the impressive success of Tesla’s Model 3, top execs are beginning to show the Silicon Valley automaker some long-deserved respect

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Should Fracking Be Banned? Let’s Talk About It!

A look at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) site about induced earthquakes notes that most induced, or human-caused, earthquakes are not stemming from fracking, but from oil industry wastewater …

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Is Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) About to Revolutionize Oil Transport?

CN’s network even stretches down far enough it can take crude to ports on the Gulf of Mexico for export. CN is also benefiting from the energy production in a different way. Fracking requires a great …

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We Need To Talk About Palm Oil

We wash our hair with it, brush our teeth with it, smother our skin in it and use it to powder our cheeks, plump our lashes and color our lips. We clean our houses with it, fuel our cars with it and e…

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We need to talk about extreme weather – Popular Science

We need to talk about extreme weather  Popular Science

We’ve seen natural disasters before, but this year reached new levels of extreme. California has seen its fair share of wildfires, but the Camp Fire burned …

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Govt urged to take seriously importers’ concerns about palm oil

A researcher from Yayasan Kehati (Biodiversity Foundation) has called on stakeholders in the country’s palm oil business to listen to the aspirations of foreign buyers, who have voiced concern over th…

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Is pig poop the next fracking? Smithfield Foods about to put energy goals to the test.

There’s no dispute that the science, which relies on releasing microbes to break down hog waste in an airless chamber … with the natural gas that’s most commonly obtained by fracking, a controversia…

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Incentives In The World Of Energy: What Power Use In Rental Properties Can Teach Us About The Larger Politics Of Renewable Energy & Climate Change

While recently traveling, I was cozy and tucked in bed under full sheets and comforter with the thermostat set to 65 degrees when a pang of guilt about this unnecessary energy usage hit me. I grumpily got out of bed to adjust the temperature when it hit me. As an advocate for energy-efficiency and climate-change efforts, I never would have set the thermostat so low if I was at home, so why did I act differently while in a hotel room in a different city? 

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At the bottom of the world, a 33-year-old is about to trek across Antarctica alone — a journey no one has survived … – Business Insider


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At the bottom of the world, a 33-year-old is about to trek across Antarctica alone — a journey no one has survived
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He talked to us from his Airbnb in Punta Arenas, Chile, just 10 hours before heading to Antarctica in a Russian cargo plane. With the help of his wife, Jenna, O'Brady was finishing last-minute prep: they sewed a piece of warm fleece onto his face mask, …

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